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Published by Published for the British Council and the National Book League by Longmans, Green in London .
Written in English

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  • Housman, A. E. -- 1859-1936

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Edition Notes

Statementby Ian Scott-Kilvert.
SeriesWriters and their work -- no.69
The Physical Object
Pagination40p.,ill.,22cm
Number of Pages40
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19300957M

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